Friday, January 1, 2010

Happy 2010

Greetings all!

I'm starting out the new year with a little bit of a new look. Keeping the pink that I love and added dashes of whimsy to the header.

Thanks a bunch with huggles
to Parajunkee
for her fabulous design!

-offer ends January 9, 2010

Other changes:

Weekly Zombies are going monthly AND will be migrating back onto this site from the September Zombies site which will stay as 2009 activities.

New monthly posts that will be starting up:

Mad Men

Skullvines presents...
(books sent from Skullvines Press)

Fun events planned for the year:
Below is a tentative schedule to tease you with.

February - Mr. Knightley's Picnic (with an encounter with fairies)

March - Alice (in Wonderland) 3-day

May - Mansfield Park Murder Mystery - virtual dinner party (tie-in with my Marple Poirot Holmes challenge)

September - Zombie appreciation 3-day

November - Pemberley Ball - hosted by the other Mr. Darcy

Challenges I'll be working on:
It will be interesting to see what gets completed.
Join in, why don't you?

1/1/10 to 6/30/10

7/1/09 to 1/1/10
The challenge officially ends, but I will continue with Austen-ish posts.

10/30/09 to 1/31/10

7/30/09 to 1/31/10

9/1/09 to 8/31/10

11/30/09 to 11/30/10
This is one I've created in homage to the Mad Men tv series. It will be a trip into the 60's.

1/1/10 to 12/31/10

10/1/09 to 9/30/10

7/1/09 to 8/30/10

11/17/09 to 11/17/10

11/1/09 to 11/30/10

1/1/10 to 12/31/10

Feel free to let me know what plans you have for your blog this year.


  1. Dropping in to wish you a Happy New Year!! Best of luck with your reading challenges. :)

  2. Happy New Year!! Your new layout looks awesome :D

    You have some interesting challenges there :)

  3. Mr. Knightley's picnic sounds amazing, I can't wait that one. And I will totally attend Pemberley ball this year too. :)

  4. Happy New Year, Velvet! Wishing you all the best for 2010 =)

    I love your new header, it looks great!

  5. Happy new year!

    I'm loving the new layout. It's gorgeous. Parajunkee strikes again with yet another fantastic job done!

  6. I'll be busy just keeping up with all your fun stuff...challenges, giveaways, memes, etc! So excited! And Happy New Year!!!!!!!!!!!

  7. Mr. Knightley's Picnic,mmmmmmmmmm from Emma? Say yes... :)

  8. February - Mr. Knightley's Picnic (with an encounter with fairies)



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